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Macrophages, Alveolar

"Macrophages, Alveolar" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Round, granular, mononuclear phagocytes found in the alveoli of the lungs. They ingest small inhaled particles resulting in degradation and presentation of the antigen to immunocompetent cells.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Macrophages, Alveolar" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Macrophages, Alveolar" was a major or minor topic of these publication.